Mar 26, 2015, 2:42 PM EDT
Xavi is heading to Qatar on a three-year deal, will get paid $11 million per season.
Mar 15, 2015, 10:12 AM EDT
Sepp Blatter said some things about Qatar, and bad or good, not much has actually been done.
Feb 25, 2015, 11:48 AM EDT
The 2022 World Cup is messing up, well, everything in the soccer world.
Feb 24, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT
A November/December World Cup would force a long stoppage in domestic play, something Premier League executives are very upset about.
Feb 23, 2015, 7:02 PM EDT
FIFA is trying to jam the World Cup somewhere into the sporting calendar, and it’s not going too well.
Feb 18, 2015, 5:42 PM EDT
Qatar will host, and yes, it will be played in the winter.
Jan 11, 2015, 5:30 PM EDT
The United Arab Emirates and Iran both earned three points in their opening matches of Asian Cup play.
Jan 7, 2015, 7:00 PM EDT
Japan are once again favorites, but the quality of Asian soccer is quickly on the rise. They’ll face plenty of competition for this year’s title.
Dec 1, 2014, 10:52 AM EDT
Perhaps the “where” is out of the way, but the when and how remain.
Nov 16, 2014, 5:14 PM EDT
Robertson got the job in 2010, while the process was going on, and his initial questions as to how England’s bid was going were met with an interesting response.
Nov 7, 2014, 3:42 PM EDT
While the report doesn’t say that workers are building World Cup stadia, it does deepen previous reports of civil rights issues in Qatar.
Oct 30, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT
The proposed moves would leave only 10 days prep time before the World Cup began, and would also alter the UEFA Champions League schedule.
Oct 24, 2014, 7:44 AM EDT
The European Club Association includes at least one club from every nation in UEFA and includes Manchester United, Chelsea and Barcelona.
Oct 21, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT
Harold Mayne-Nicholls’ plan would be a boon for US television viewers, but would it sit well with the players?
Sep 9, 2014, 11:23 AM EDT
Awesome news all around, as Sepp Blatter has assured the International Olympic Committee that a winter World Cup in 2022 wouldn’t clash with the Games.
Sep 9, 2014, 7:51 AM EDT
A British authority representative had transferred a message from Upadhyaya to his family saying: “I am well, I have been well looked after and I will be home soon.”
Jul 21, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
The findings were due in late July, but will have to wait. Will Qatar and Russia hold onto their World Cup hosting duties?
Jun 24, 2014, 10:39 PM EDT
The former president took his frustrations out in his Zurich hotel room.
Jun 18, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT
At Barcelona his entire 16-year career, the 34-year-old Xavi is set to move on to play in Qatar.
Jun 9, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT
“It really makes me sad,” Blatter said (Cue: “Total Eclipse of the Heart”).
Jun 8, 2014, 4:18 PM EDT
Major sponsors have told FIFA they expect a thorough investigation of the corruption allegations, but it would seem all they really want is good publicity.
Apr 21, 2014, 6:36 PM EDT
MLSSoccer.com reports that the last time a World Cup was played at eight or less venues was in Argentina for the 1978 tournament.
Feb 16, 2014, 9:51 AM EDT
On the heels of a human rights report counting the death toll at 400 immigrant workers already, there may be some grumblings within FIFA to move the venue before it’s too late.
Nov 17, 2013, 5:14 PM EDT
Among other abuses, 90 percent of Qatar’s 1.35 million foreign workers have their passports withheld by employers.
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